The Himalayan Region
The Peninsular Plateau
It has a comparatively recent origin and is made up of young fold mountains.
It is the oldest landmass of the Indian Subcontinent, which was a part of Gondwana land.
It consists of deep valleys and the loftiest mountains
It consists of shallow and broad valleys and rounded hills
It is formed because of the collision of Eurasian and Indo-Australian plates
It is formed because of the drifting and breaking of the Gondwana land
It is composed of sedimentary rocks
It is composed of metamorphic and igneous rocks
This region forms an unstable zone
This region forms a stable zone
Which are the major physiographic divisions of India? Contrast the relief of the Himalayan region with that of the Peninsular plateau.
The major physiographic divisions of India are the northern plains, the Himalayan mountains, the Indian desert, the peninsular plateau, the islands, and the coastal plains.